WESSEX WANDERER RAILWAY WALKS
WESSEX WANDERER RAILWAY WALKS

ADVANCED NOTICES

2018 walks programme is out now

 

If  you have  anny queries about any of the walks, please either contact the leader direct or the  walks coordinator on 0117 933 4998

 

Should you require hard copy, then please call the walks coordinator on the number above

WINTER GET TOGETHER 2019

On -: Saturday 12th Janaury 2019

 

At -:Bradford on Avon (Wiltshire)

 

Venue The Swan Hotel (The hotel is a short walk from the railway station)

 

For futher information and a booking form

 

Contact Sylvia on Tel 0117 979 3828

or e-mail   mail@sylviapopham.plus.com

 

Closing date : Saturday 1st December 2018

 

 

WALK DETAILS

Important notice

Saturday 6th October 2018

 Bristol Parkway station is closed on the above date - please see message on the programme section - either sue the heading above or use the link to direct you to the appropriate section

 

https://www.wessexrailwaywalks.org.uk/programme/

 

 

Plans are for those between Westbury & Bristol Temple Meads -

 

For those between Weymouth & Westbury please contact the walks coordiantor on 07985 472844

FESTIVALS

Currently no other festival dates are known

 

SPECIAL SCHEMES

Want discounted travel?

Please see the following section regarding this

http://www.wessexrailwaywalks.org.uk/frequently-asked-questions/rail-cards-discounts/

includes all rail cards and the discount scheme between Westbury and Weymouth

 

OR Plus Bus details can be found on

http://www.wessexrailwaywalks.org.uk/frequently-asked-questions/plus-bus-details/

WINTER GET TOGETHER FOR 2015

Further details of the pub can be found on the following website

 

http://www.beerintheevening.com/pubs/s/24/2456/Railway_Inn/Westbury

 

 

Their address if going there direct is

 

The Railway Inn

Station Road

WESTBURY

Wiltshire

BA13 4HW

details and summary of the winter get together on saturday 17 january 2015

Wessex Wanderers Winter Get Together

On – Saturday 17th January 2015

At – Westbury

Lunch at the Railway Inn Westbury

Sixteen of us gathered for a 4 mile walk from Westbury station on the arrival of the Bristol train at just after 10.35.  The walk was to Dilton Marsh and walking away from the main town and from the White Horse.  We followed the railway line and into Dilton Marsh (which is a request stop on the Westbury to Southampton line) and then back via lanes and fields to Westbury.

Lunch was at the Railway Inn at Westbury which has made considerable improvements over the years and we had a separate room which was nice as we could make as much noise as we liked.  A nice carvery lunch was served with a choice of roast beef or nut roast, with all the trimmings, of peas, carrots, broccoli, roast potatoes, parsnips, Yorkshire puddings and 2nds for anyone that had the space.  Dessert was fruit crumble and custard or cheesecake – at lunch we were joined by some who did not come for the walk at around 25 people.

A big thank you must go to Sylvia for organising the day, but was unfortunately was not to be able to make it at the last minute, due to an emergency, I hope that Sylvia makes a speedy recovery and is out walking again soon.

Thank you to all those who came on the event and are now looking forward to the start of the season on Saturday 2nd May 2015 – the full programme is due out fairly soon (hopefully by the end of January 2015) and will be put on the Wessex Wanderers Railway Website and hard copies will be available in due course and distributed to Tourist Information Centres, local groups, and anyone who will help with distribution

Looking forward to seeing everyone over the summer of 2015

Ann Light

Wessex Walks Coordinator

17/01/2015

 

Photographs for Saturday 17th January 2015

Credit Ann Light

http://s1279.photobucket.com/user/aelight1/slideshow/WESTBURY17012015

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